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Name: Law on Social Welfare for the Elderly (Law No. 133 of July 11, 1963).
Country: Japan
Subject(s): Older workers
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1963-07-11
Entry into force:
ISN: JPN-1963-L-95147
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Japanese Law Translations, Ministry of Justice, Japan PDF of Act in English PDF of Act in English (consulted on 2014-02-13)
Abstract/Citation: The purpose of this Act is to clarify the principles governing welfare for the elderly, to implement measures for elderly persons as may be necessary for the maintenance of their physical and mental health and for the stabilization of their livelihoods, and thereby to promote the welfare of the elderly (Article 1).

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